SATELLITE 2016: From Voice to Dominant Data: Satellite Mobile Backhaul

8 March 2016 13:45 - 15:00

room Annapolis 1-2, Gaylord National Convention Center, National Harbor, MD

SATELLITE 2016: From Voice to Dominant Data: Satellite Mobile Backhaul

Event: SATELLITE 2016, March 7 - 10, 2016, Gaylord National Convention Center, National Harbor, MD

Type: Speaking slot with panel discussion

Speaker: Semir Hassanaly, Market Director Cellular Backhaul & Trunking, Newtec

Conference Track: Industry & Innovation Forum 

Topic: From Voice to Dominant Data: Satellite Mobile Backhaul

Mobile operators in emerging markets are under increasing pressure to extend their services in rural areas. Either these markets are becoming more mature or governments are now willing to bridge the digital divide and enforce Universal Service Obligation programs.

2G voice is still the main revenue source and primary mobile service deployed; however, 3G (voice and data) and even 4G in some cases are now being rolled out.

While early satellite backhaul deployments focused on voice only, the landscape has radically changed. Newer habits, mobile technologies and devices are driving forward solutions which have to be the best in efficiency, scalability and flexibility. 

Speakers

Semir Hassanaly
Semir Hassanaly

Market Director Cellular Backhaul & Trunking

Semir is leading the mobile backhaul market at Newtec. A seasoned telecommunications executive, Semir is an expert at bridging technology and business specifically in the Mobile and Internet space…
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